Academic Calendar

2017-2018

August 2017

14MondayPA Clinical Rotations begin for second year students.
21MondayPA Program classes begin for second-year students/clinical year. PA Orientation for first-year students.
22TuesdayPA Program classes begin for first-year students.
25FridayNew First-Year Students Report. New Student Convocation.
26SaturdayDolphins in Volunteer Efforts (DIVE).
27SundayResidence halls open for returning students.
28MondayClasses begin (Undergraduate and Graduate).
30WednesdayMass of the Holy Spirit at 10:45am (Panasci Family Chapel). Classes that run 9:30-10:45am or 10:00am-10:50am will dismiss at 10:30. Classes scheduled for 11:00am, 12:00pm will not be held. Classes will resume at 1:00pm. Campus offices will close at 10:30am and reopen at 1:00pm.

September 2017

2SaturdaySaturday classes begin.
4MondayLabor Day (no classes).
5TuesdayLast day to add classes, audit a class and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with Dean’s Office.
12TuesdayLast day to drop a class with no grade. Last day for Pass/Fail option.
15FridayFall Convocation
29-Oct. 1stFri-Sun.Family Weekend

October 2017

3TuesdayLast day to withdraw from a class for a partial refund if registered below 12 credits or dropping below 12 credits.
9-10Mon.-Tues.Fall Break. Saturday classes will be held 10/7. No classes held 10/9 and 10/10.
11WednesdayClasses resume.
13FridayMidterm grades due by noon.

November 2017

6MondayJmester registration begins for matriculated and non-matriculated Undergraduate and Graduate students.
6-10Mon.-Fri.Spring registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Education, Graduate Arts Administration, OT and Physician Assistant students.
10FridayLast day to withdraw from a class with a “W” grade. Last day to request a leave of absence for the fall semester.
13MondaySpring registration begins for non-matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Arts Administration and Graduate Education students.
13-17Mon.-Fri.Spring registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students.
22-26Wed.-Sun.Thanksgiving Break (no classes). Residence Halls close at 8pm on 11/21 and reopen at noon on 11/26. Thanksgiving Day is 11/23.
27MondayClasses resume.

December 2017

4MondaySpring registration begins for Non-Matriculated Undergraduate students.
8FridayUndergraduate/Graduate classes and co-curricular activities end. Faculty must resolve “I” grades from Summer 2017 for graduate and undergraduate courses.
11-15Mon.-Fri.Semester ending exams. Residence Halls close at 8pm on 12/15.
16SaturdayFinal exams for Saturday classes.
18MondayFinal grades due by noon. Jmester Session begins

January 2018

2TuesdayClinical rotations resume for second-year PA students.
9TuesdayPA program classes begin for first-year students.
16TuesdayOT classes resume.
20SaturdayJmester sessions ends.
21SundayResidence Halls open at noon.
22MondayClasses begin (Graduate and Undergraduate).
26FridayJmester grades due.
27SaturdaySaturday classes begin.
29MondayLast day to add classes, audit a class, and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with Dean's office.

February 2018

5MondayLast day to drop a class with no grade. Last day for Pass/Fail option.
26MondayLast day to withdraw from classes for a partial refund if registered below 12 credits or dropping below 12 credits.

March 2018

2FridaySpring break begins at end of classes; Saturday classes held. Residence Halls close at 8pm.
5-9Mon.-Fri.Spring Break. No Classes.
11SundayResidence halls open at noon.
12MondayClasses resume.
14WednesdayMidterm Grades Due
29-April 2Thurs.-Mon.Easter Weekend Break. (Holy Thursday 3/29, Good Friday 3/30, Easter Sunday 4/1, Easter Monday 4/2)

April 2018

3TuesdayClasses Resume. MayMester and Summer registration begins for Undergraduate and non-matriculated students. Summer, MayMester, and Fall registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Arts Administration, Graduate Education, OT and PA students.
6FridayLast day to withdraw from a class with a "W" grade
9MondayMayMester, Summer, and Fall registration begins for non-matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Arts Administration and Graduate Education students
9-13Mon.-Fri.Fall registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students.
18WednesdaySpring Convocation

May 2018

7MondayUndergraduate/Graduate classes and Co-Curricular Activities End. Faculty must resolve “I” grades for Fall 2017 and Jmester 2018 for graduate and undergraduate courses.
8TuesdayStudy Day
9-15Wed.-Tues.Semester Ending Exams. Residence Halls close for Undergraduates on Tuesday, May 15th at 8 p.m.
12SaturdayFinal Exam for Saturday Classes
16WednesdaySenior and Graduate grades due by noon. Maymester session begins
18FridayAll other grades due by noon. Graduate Commencement (p.m.)
19SaturdayBaccalaureate (p.m.)
20SundayUndergraduate Commencement (a.m.). Seniors must move out by 8 p.m.

* Students in any of the graduate programs should consult program calendars for additional significant dates and deadlines.